The MarineRescue App makes it easier than ever for boaters to stay safe on NSW waters. It’s the only App that connects you directly to Marine Rescue NSW.
In just a few minutes, you can Log On with Marine Rescue NSW and be on your way, knowing more than 3,000 professionally trained and equipped search and rescue experts are watching out for you.
When you Log On with us, we know where you’re heading and when you’re planning to return, so we can quickly start a search if you’re not safely back when expected.
The MarineRescue App is free to download and use. It is suitable for both Apple and Android mobile devices.
The App also offers you an extra live safety tracking option, automatically updating your position every 30 minutes so we can track your journey.
Every minute counts in an emergency on the water so knowing where to start searching for you if you’re missing can mean the difference between life and death.
The App also provides a range of valuable safety tools and information that could help save lives in an emergency:
- Local tide, weather and sea conditions
- Your latitude/longitude position coordinates
- Boat ramp locations and popular fishing spots
- A safety checklist
- Emergency call procedures
- Information on Marine Rescue NSW
The App is a great addition to your marine radio and EPIRB in your safety toolkit. But remember, it doesn’t replace these items and you should always ensure you are carrying all required equipment to immediately summon help in an emergency.
The MarineRescue App can be downloaded free from the App Store for iOS devices and Google Play for Android devices.